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Old 04-19-2009, 06:06 PM   #1576
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Fuse box relocation

Fuse box relocation project.


From here:

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When I moved the fuse box I also had to change how the seat was removed:

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Old 04-19-2009, 06:12 PM   #1577
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Tool box

All this was to make room for the tool box.

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Old 04-19-2009, 06:22 PM   #1578
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19" front
16" rear
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12 tooth front sprocket

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19" front
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Old 04-19-2009, 06:24 PM   #1579
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stock shock blew, this one... doesn't.

Looks like there are some things missing from this bike?
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Old 04-19-2009, 08:15 PM   #1580
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yeah, the stock airbox had to be ditched to run that GSXR750 shock, replaced with a pod filter. the airbox lid got ziptied to the framerails, and I had to make a mudguard/battery tray in the process
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Old 04-20-2009, 08:06 AM   #1581
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Valve Clearance

I've got all the plastic and gas tank off of my bike being painted. Debating checking my valve clearance while it's apart. How hard is this? The luck I've had on my bike, it will be an ordeal. I've read the service manual and reviewed the exploded parts diagrams. Just don't want to get into something that will leave my bike down during the upcoming beautiful weather.
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Old 04-20-2009, 09:16 AM   #1582
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Question No Pics

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What happened to all of the pictures or am I the only one that can't see them.
Would love to see the out come of your project.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:27 PM   #1583
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Sorry I attached the photos after my initial download to photobucket then moved them to a different folder. Just waiting till I get home to fix sorry.
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Old 04-20-2009, 06:37 PM   #1584
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Old 04-20-2009, 06:59 PM   #1585
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GSXR Shock

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yeah, the stock airbox had to be ditched to run that GSXR750 shock, replaced with a pod filter. the airbox lid got ziptied to the framerails, and I had to make a mudguard/battery tray in the process
I have a pretty bad rear shock on the one I have (it may be the least of my worries compared to my top end problem). My plastic is mostly gone anyway so I have no problem modifying thing for function over form. I do not have any machining or metal working skills though, so did your shock just bolt onto the existing mounts. I usually end up with pod air filters anyway. That is what ended up happening to my Buell also.

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Old 04-20-2009, 07:34 PM   #1586
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Bike update. Cant adjust valve clearance?

I took the bike into the shop after reading the forum and deciding that I had the classic symptoms of tight intake valves. Here were my symptoms;

-hard starting, bike would spin like crazy but would not catch or even cough.
- Lack of power, I rode another NX250 for seat of pants comparison.
- bike seemed to be getting too hot.
- Lots of clacking valve noise

I took it into the shop and the mechanic called me back today and told me he could not adjust the valves because the smallest shim available was already in there. He also said that the exhaust valves were really loose and that was probably the noise I was hearing.

He said that he would probably have to replace the valves and the guides and the estimate was over $500. I picked up the bike because I cannot swing that kind of money right now. I am probably going to try for a second opinion because I have had mixed results with this shop.

Does the mechanics description sound reasonable? If he is right, what is the most economical way to get the bike back on the road? I have some mechanical experience but this may be over my head.

I am looking forward to any advice or input.
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Old 04-20-2009, 08:36 PM   #1587
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Your intake valves have sunk and need new seats installed and cut. $500 seems a little steep for a one cylinder head. I had new seats, guides, and a mill job done on my car (6 cylinder) for about $225 a while back.
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Old 04-20-2009, 09:29 PM   #1588
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Clutch question

Finally got the clutch spanner tool, got the clutch off, swapped the plates, put it all back together, put it on the bike, but now I have no clue how tight to tighten the clutch springs down. The service manual doesn't say. Can someone give me an answer or point me in the right direction? Thanks
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Old 04-20-2009, 09:57 PM   #1589
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Your intake valves have sunk and need new seats installed and cut. $500 seems a little steep for a one cylinder head. I had new seats, guides, and a mill job done on my car (6 cylinder) for about $225 a while back.
My problem I guess is finding a shop that can or will do it. Anyone have any recommendations for the Southern California area?

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Old 04-20-2009, 10:50 PM   #1590
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What my old NX did today (well, Saturday)

As you know, I sold my NX. A nice guy bought it and some of us went dual sport riding this weekend. Thought you might enjoy this photo. The water was deep! The NX did great. The TW is a better bike for me but it's fun to see the NX out there making this guy happy.
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